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« on: February 26, 2012 12:46:03 AM »

Hey evey body!!  I haven't posted in a coon's age but here goes nuthin:

I was randomly surfing the web one day and I decided to look up scale mail and I found the coolest thing ever!!  I had seen where people were making chainmail with these cool dragon scales, but then I found that someone was making knit gauntlets with the scales rather then using jump rings, which can be tedious and painful, .  The etsy shop for Crystalidyll (sponser) sells knit gantlets and bracers and dice bags etc... Although her stuff rocks!!! I am poor and I can't afford her prices, so I made one.  I crocheted mine because I cant knit in the round yet. The scales can be found on ebay or www.theringlord.com and they are pretty cheap.  Anywho here is my gauntlet, I hope you like.





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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2012 02:02:01 AM »

 These are officially one of the cooliest things I've ever seen!! I can't crochet to save myself, but I love doing chainmaille and think attaching them into yarn is amazing.

 Good Work!!
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2012 04:41:55 AM »

Correction!!! Crystalsidyll is the etsy shop
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2012 03:10:05 PM »

Way cool!
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2012 05:34:48 PM »

Very cool! Love the way that looks, great job!
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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2012 07:02:55 PM »

I've  never seen anything like this before - how very cool!!
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« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2012 05:35:49 PM »

Thanx so much everyone!! Grin
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2012 05:47:56 PM »

Love the idea, the scales are awesomely used. I would recommend using similar yarn to scale colors next time for a more seamless look.
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« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2012 10:04:01 PM »

I'm going to make a mermaid tail for my daughter and this would be the perfect technique to use.
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